How to Retrieve Pictures after Factory Reset Android?

Posted by: Leo Mccoy

A way of recovering data after doing a factory reset.

Android is an outstanding operating system mainly used in Smartphone’s and tablets. These days everyone owns an Android device because it offers many user friendly features. Some of the top class features include amazing camera which allows you to capture high def inition pictures and videos, handy applications, you can even listen to favorite music and many more. However, these features cannot stop Android devices from errors like displaying white screen on start up, corruption, etc. due to various technical issues.

One of the scenario in which you lose valuable pictures from Android device due to factory reset is as follows; suppose you are using an Android Smartphone and you are new to Android world. In case you connect android device to any virus infected equipments it results in file system corruption. Best way to come out from these circumstances is by resetting your Android device to factory settings. Usually factory reset resolves many problems, but at the same time it erases all data including vital pictures from Android phone or tablet. But you need not to worry because your pictures can be resorted by making use of any reliable third party photo recovery applications. Apart from factory reset there are other reasons for which pictures get deleted from Android device, few of them are listed below:

  • Unintentional formatting of Android device’s storage medium.
  • Accidental selection of important images while deleting useless data.
  • Improper handling like abrupt removal of memory card from Android device.
  • Transfer errors like interruptions to transfer process while copying vital pictures.

Which is the ideal software to deal with these circumstances???

Undoubtedly Remo Recover is the best tool to be employed in these instances to recover your valuable pictures from any Android device. This software retrieves pictures from Android devices after factory rest with ease. Along with recovering photos it also recovers music files, videos and .apk files without any difficulties. It supports to recover photos from accidentally formatted or corrupted memory cards. It includes highly advanced photo recovery algorithms that scan entire drive in very short span of time to restore pictures. This utility offers a preview option to view recovered pictures and you can save them to any desired location. Additionally it runs successfully on all major versions of Android operating systems like Android Froyo, Gingerbread, Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean. It is highly compatible with all versions of Windows operating system like Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, etc.

Significant features of Remo Recover: -

  • Completely scans both internal and external memory for erased pictures.
  • Supports almost all brands of Android devices like Samsung, Sony, Motorola, LG, etc.
  • Successfully retrieves pictures from various subdivided SD card families like SDHC, SDXC, SDSC, etc.
  • Restores various basic and RAW photo types like JPG, JPEG, PNG, CR2, CRW, NEF, PEF, etc.

Safety Tips: -

  • Maintain backup of important photos on regular basis..
  • Install good antivirus software to secure your Android device form deadly viruses.

Steps to retrieve pictures after factory reset android using Remo Recover software: -

Step 1: Connect Android device to Windows PC using a data cable and select the option “USB Mass Storage” and wait until connection gets established.

Retrieve Pictures after Factory Reset Android - Detecting Device

Figure A: Detecting Device

Step 2: Now on the main screen select either “Recover Lost Files” or “Recover Deleted Files” option to recover photos.

Android Picture Recovery after Factory Reset - Main Screen

Figure B: Main Screen

Step 3: After this select the drive representing Android storage medium from the list of drives and click “Next” button to start scanning process.

Restore Pictures from Android after Factory Reset - Select Drive

Figure C: Select Drive

Step 4: On completion of scanning process, a list of recovered photos can be viewed in two different views i.e. “File Type View” and “Data View”.

Recover Pictures after Factory Reset Android - List of Photos Recovered

Figure D: List of Photos Recovered

Step 5: Finally preview recovered photos and save it to any desired location accessible on your host computer.

Recover Android Pictures after Factory Reset - Preview Recovered Photos

Figure E: Preview Recovered Photos